4+1 Accelerated Program, M.S. in Secondary Education

The Departments of Biology and Education offer an accelerated program leading to a B.A. or B.S. in Biology and an M.S. in Secondary Education. During the first four years of the program, students complete all of the requirements for the Biology degree. The fifth year of the program - administered by the Department of Education - begins in July and continues for a full year. Upon successful completion of the fifth year the M.S. in Secondary Education: Pedagogy and Practice is awarded.

Undergraduate Biology Courses

Bio 140/141 Cell Biology
Bio 144/145 Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Bio 148/149 Organismal Biology
Bio 210/211 Botany
Bio 292/293 Field Ecology or Bio 426/427 Limnology
Bio 310/311 Genetics
Bio 320/321 Comparative Anatomy or Bio 334/335 Human Anatomy
Bio 344/345 Human Physiology or Bio 360/361 Systems Physiology
Bio 370/371 Cellular Biochemistry or Bio 430 Molecular Biology

Choose two additional biology courses numbered 200 or higher

B.A. Cognate Courses

Chem 113/114 Fundamentals of Organic and Biochemistry
Chem 121/122 General Chemistry I
Chem 222/223 General Chemistry II
Phys 101/103 Principles of Physics I
Geol 100/102 Physical Geology or Geol 110/111 Historical Geology

Choose any two math courses numbered 109 or higher

B.S. Cognate Courses

Math 170 Calculus I
Chem 121/122 General Chemistry I
Chem 222/223 General Chemistry II
Chem 240/241 Organic Chemistry I
Chem 242/243 Organic Chemistry II
Phys 201/203 General Physics I
Phys 202/206 General Physics II
Geol 100/102 Physical Geology or Geol 110/111 Historical Geology

Choose a second math course (subject to department chair approval)

Undergraduate Education Courses

Educ 210 Comparative Issues in Education
Wl 101 Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners

Graduate Education Courses

Critical Teaching Strategies
Directed Urban Field Experience
Leadership in Urban Education
Inclusive Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Student Teaching
Thesis

Events

Theatre: The Laramie Project

Dates: Apr 24 - Apr 27, 2014

Location: Taylor Little Theatre

MET HD Live: Così Fan Tutte

Dates: Apr 26

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

An Afternoon of Dance

Dates: Apr 27

Location: Ridge Library Great Room, North East

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